Malayil named president of WVSIPP board

Dr. Malayil(HUNTINGTON) — Rudy Malayil, MD, a pain management specialist with St. Mary’s Pain Relief Specialists, has been named president of the board of the West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP). Malayil will serve a two-year term.

Dr. Malayil received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India. He completed his internship in general surgery at Cornell Medical Center in New York City, his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at New York University in New York City and his fellowship in pain medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

With St. Mary’s since January 2015, Dr. Malayil is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the North American Neuromodulation Society, and serves on the executive board of the American Society of Pain and Neuroscience and the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board.

WVSIPP, a sanctioned branch of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), is dedicated to providing cutting-edge education, information and support to physicians and clinicians treating patients in pain. Its mission is to promote the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost-effective interventional pain management techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and related disorders and to insure patient access to these interventions.

For more information about Dr. Malayil, visit www.st-marys.org or call St. Mary’s Pain Relief Specialists at (304) 525-7246.

About St. Mary’s Medical Center

St. Mary’s Medical Center is an acute care hospital with 393 licensed beds located in Huntington, West Virginia. Established in 1924 by the Pallottine Missionary Sisters; it offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services throughout West Virginia, southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky. St. Mary’s is also home to the St. Mary’s Center for Education, which houses St. Mary’s School of Nursing, St. Mary’s School of Respiratory Care and St. Mary’s School of Medical Imaging. St. Mary’s Medical Center is a member of Mountain Health Network, Inc., which includes Cabell Huntington Hospital, a 303-bed teaching hospital for Marshall University Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing, and a management agreement with Pleasant Valley Hospital, a 201-bed facility with 101 licensed acute beds and 100 long-term care beds.